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Usability

  1. 1. By: María Albalá López
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>Web Usability Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ferrovial </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Astroc </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Usability <ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><li>From my point of view, is he legibility of the information is adaped? </li></ul><ul><li>Are well defined, the sections of the web? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it evident the profundity of the contents tree? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the name of the links clearly identifying the contents of each section? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there enough helps to the navigation? </li></ul><ul><li>When dealing with differents web browsers. Are the appearance and the functionality similiarinall of them? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any elements that difficult the navigation? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there elements that distract me from the navigation? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have to make a lot of steps to reach the information that i’m looking for? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I think that the usability of the web is good? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Usability <ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Ferrovial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ferrovial.com/en/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Astroc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.astroc.com/astrocing.htm </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Yes,in general, both of them have the information adapted to the usual users of the pages. But the Ferrovial the font of the text, in my point of view, isn’t a good choose. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Yes, in general, all the sections are well defined. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>Yes, it is evident the profundity of the contents tree, because in the left margin of the page there are a menu that indicates the tree of contents. </li></ul><ul><li>No, it isn’t evident the profundity of the contents tree. There aren’t any reference of it. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>Yes, the names identifying perfectly the contents, and permit to find the information needed in a small time. </li></ul><ul><li>No, the names don’t identify clearly what is the information in each section, it makes that looking for a concret data will be a tedious search. </li></ul>
  9. 11. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>In this page, it could be found diferents services that help in the navigation. </li></ul><ul><li>There are no big things that simplify the navigation. </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Yes, with different browsers the appearence and functionality are similar. </li></ul>
  11. 13. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>No, there aren’t any elements thatdifficult the navigation. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, the drop-down menus of this page, diffcult the navigation trought the web. </li></ul>
  12. 14. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>No, I don’t think there are any elements that dificult the navigation. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The drop-down menus, as in the previous question, distract from the navigation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The excessive animation of the page turns aside the attention on the information. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>No, because of the menu in the left side. It ha s direct access to every information on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, because, as said previously the names aren’t very identify, and there are no way to go directly to the information searched. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Ferrovial Astroc <ul><li>Yes, in general this web have a very good grade of usability. </li></ul><ul><li>No. Despite the fact that it has a very good presentation due to the animations in all the site although the usability is very limited by them. </li></ul>

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